Maunder Minimum

   A period of very low solar activity, from the years 1645 through 1715.

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  • Maunder Minimum — The Maunder minimum in a 400 year history of sunspot numbers The Maunder Minimum (also known as the prolonged sunspot minimum) is the name used for the period roughly spanning 1645 to 1715 when sunspots became exceedingly rare, as noted by solar… …   Wikipedia

  • Maunder Minimum — Das Maundersche Minimum zwischen 1645 und 1715. Angabe der Häufigkeit als Sonnenflecken Relativzahl seit 1610 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Maunder Minimum — …   Википедия

  • Maunder minimum — noun a) The period between 1645 and 1715 marked by records and other indications of very low levels of sunspot activity of Earths sun, corresponding to a period of global cooling. b) A similar period observed on another star …   Wiktionary

  • Maunder Minimum — noun The period between 1645 and 1715 marked by records and other indications of very low levels of sunspot activity of Earths sun, corresponding to a period of global cooling …   Wiktionary

  • Maunder minimum — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maunder — can mean To talk incoherently or aimlessly , or can refer to: People Edward Walter Maunder, English astronomer J. H. Maunder, English composer W. F. Maunder, statistician Events Maunder Minimum, period c. AD 1645–1715, when sunspots became… …   Wikipedia

  • Minimum de Spörer — Le minimum de Spörer décrit une période de faible activité solaire qui s est étalé des années 1420 aux années 1570[1]. Il s est produit avant que les taches solaires aient été découvertes. Le phénomène climatique Il a été découvert… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Maunder , Edward Walter — (1851–1928) British astronomer Maunder, who was born in London, took some courses at King s College there but did not obtain a degree. After working briefly in a bank he became photographic and spectroscopic assistant at the Royal Observatory,… …   Scientists

  • Minimum de Dalton — Le minimum de Dalton a eu lieu au début du XIXe siècle. Indépendamment des périodes de minimum apparaît très clairement une modulation du nombre de taches solaires, suivant le cycle solaire d environ 11 ans Le minimum de Dalton est une… …   Wikipédia en Français

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